Spicy Thai Lettuce Wraps

I was thinking today as I was taking pictures with my phone of these wraps that I really should upgrade to a camera rather than rely solely on a camera phone. As I’ve mentioned before, cameras overwhelm me. I know they take better pictures, especially for a food blog, but I’ll be honest, me and my iPhone 6 work pretty well together considering. Though, while we do have our moments and I come very close to throwing it across the room, I don’t have another camera so you’d all be stuck with just a bunch of words, I’d be phoneless and well that wouldn’t lead to good things. With that being said, my phone and I were on a roll taking pictures of this little dish. I mean, just look at those colors! (gasp) When I got home after picking up some veggies at a local farm stand I knew these were definitely going into some sort of recipe just so I’d be able to photograph it…well and eat it too of course. So, with some bright green lettuce I knew right away I wanted to make lettuce wraps. What better dish to enjoy during warm summer days than lots of yummy ingredients wrapped up in a piece of crisp lettuce? These wraps have quite a kick so if you like spicy then you’ll love this. If you prefer to tone it down a bit just add less green chilies as noted below. This dish makes a great meal for 4 but works just as well as an appetizer, just add less filling and use the smaller inner leaves to wrap instead. Viola, a colorful and healthy meal, app or snack and lots of pretty pictures thanks to my trusty ol’ phone. I’ll upgrade one day…maybe… Continue reading “Spicy Thai Lettuce Wraps”

Baked Plantain Chips

 

If there’s one food item that we go through in our house by the truck load (no exaggeration) it’s bananas. I’m pretty sure even though we buy A LOT when we do our usual grocery shopping for the week one of us ends up having to go back at some point to buy more. We eat them with everything from my Paleo Banana Bread to smoothies to covered in nut butter for a quick snack. So it should come as no surprise that I also have a thing for plantains. Continue reading “Baked Plantain Chips”

Avocado Hummus

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I was originally planning on posting a different recipe but I was at the mall over the weekend and happened to stumble upon this adorable little white dish in the shape of an avocado at Anthropologie. It had my name written all over it (not literally). Continue reading “Avocado Hummus”